Publications, including in peer-reviewed medical journals, written by the Council itself or its members with others, hosted here with permission.

Will developed countries recognize their right-to-health obligations in Paris?

Dr Alison Blaiklock's contribution to the Health and Human Rights Journal COP21 series. Read here.


Tackling climate change is great for global health

Dr Gay Keating's contribution to the Health and Human Rights Journal COP21 series.  Read here.


Letter in Royal Australasian College of Surgeons publication 'Cutting Edge'

Letter by NZ surgeons John McCall, Russell Tregonning and Mark Smith. Cutting Edge, Issue 56, September 2015. Read full letter here.


Health and equity impacts of climate change in Aotearoa-New Zealand, and health gains from climate action

Hayley Bennett, Rhys Jones, Gay Keating, Alistair Woodward, Simon Hales, Scott Metcalfe paper in the New Zealand Medical Journal, Nov 2014. Read here.


New Zealand health professional organisations’ joint call for action on climate change and health

Macmillan, Jones, Bennett editorial in the New Zealand Medical Journal, Sept 2014. Read here.


Climate change and the right to health for Māori in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Jones et al paper in the Harvard Health and Human Rights Journal, June 2014. Read here.


The societal costs and benefits of commuter bicycling: Simulating the effects of specific policies using system dynamics Modeling

Macmillan et al paper in Environmental Health Perspectives, April 2014. Read here.


Climate Change: a threatening public health emergency—symptoms too serious to ignore.

Dr Russell Tregonning (orthopaedic surgeon) article in the newsletter of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists. Read here.


The climate change challenge for general practice in New Zealand

Phipps, Randerson, Blashki. Paper in the New Zealand Medical Journal, April 2011. Material from the New Zealand Medical Journal is hosted on the OraTaiao: NZ Climate & Health website with the permission of the New Zealand Medical Association. OraTaiao gratefully acknowledges this permission. Read here.


Moving urban trips from cars to bicycles: impact on health and emissions

Lindsay et al paper in Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Feb 2011. Abstract here. Full text here.


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